‘Effective Lokpal, poll reforms must to end graft’

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 19:00

Hyderabad: CPI on Thursday said an effective
Lokpal Bill, electoral reforms and breaking the links between
corporate houses, bureaucrats and ruling politicians are
necessary measures to end corruption.

"We feel all right thinking people should come
together and fight against corruption and pass a very
effective Lokpal Bill, which embraces all inclding, Prime
Minister and others.

"That itself is not enough. Electoral reforms and
breaking the connection of corporate houses with bureaucrats
and ruling party politicians are necessary to effectively end
corruption," CPI`s former General Secretary A B Bardhan said.
He was speaking at a meeting organised on the occasion
of death anniversary of late communist leader Chandra
Rajeshwar Rao.

Bardhan said Communist leaders like Rajeswar Rao and
P Sundarayya brought an identity to the Telangana region
through an armed struggle against Nizam.

Speaking on the occasion, CPI General Secretary S
Sudhakar Reddy recalled the contribution of Rajeswar Rao to
the Communist movement.


First Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 19:00

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